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A Note on Gini Indices for Digital Economy and Knowledge Economy

Bilal Mehmood and Parvez Azim
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Bilal Mehmood: GC University, Lahore, Pakistan.
Parvez Azim: GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

International Journal of Economics and Empirical Research (IJEER), 2016, vol. 4, issue 8, 393-399

Abstract: Purpose: This note draws attention to newer dimensions in inequality in terms of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Knowledge creation. Methodology: Resorting to classic methodology of Gini index, inequality in ICT and knowledge is measured for selected Asian countries (SAC). Findings: Observation of plots of Gini indices,over time, shows interesting patterns regarding ICT and knowledge. Recommendations: Discussion and recommendations are made at the end.

Keywords: Information and Communication Technology; Knowledge; Inequality; Gini Index (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D8 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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